Originally published in 1923. A well illustrated study of historical English customs which still survive today. Contents include: The City of London: Concerning the Lord Mayor and Aldermen – City Companies – City Privileges – The House of Lords – Royalty – Peers and Their Privileges – House of Commons – In the City Streets – Manorial Courts – Manorial Customs – Courts of Law – Bishops and Clergy – Ecclesiastical Ceremonies – Odd Habits and Ways in Country Life – Commerce and Costume – Our Curious Words – On Land and Water – Norman-French Survivals etc. Many of the earliest books on English history, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.